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The Uke Box
events - Live
The Uke Box
24 Sep 2016
Ukulele-driven pop classics and quirky mash-ups a go-go, the Uke Box are a lighthearted and fun band to get you dancing on a Saturday night! Beth and Tricky met in 1991...
Black History Month 2016 with Cultural Vibrations
events - Live
Black History Month 2016 with Cultural Vibrations
01 Oct 2016
Cultural Vibrations Presents the Black History Month Live Music Special at Nottingham Contemporary Cafe-Bar.A stellar showcase featuring 4 wonderful Nottingham based...
Stars Of The Lid
events - Live
Stars Of The Lid
04 Oct 2016
Since forming in 1993, Stars of the Lid have scratched out quite a niche for themselves as one of the most influential drone/ambient music projects on Earth.This autumn,...
Collabor-8 Focus: The Intouchables
events - Film
Collabor-8 Focus: The Intouchables
07 Oct 2016
Our young people's steering group are teaming up with Communities Inc. for another movie night for you all and this time we're going to be having an outdoor screening!In...
Zoo
events - Live
Zoo
08 Oct 2016
ZOO return after a three year absence with an updated line up and a trio of EPs to launch. Following the acclaimed 'Millions' album, new drummer Jonathan Curtis has...
October Dialogues 2016: Transatlantic Slavery
events - Talks
October Dialogues 2016: Transatlantic Slavery
12 Oct 2016 - 13 Oct 2016
This conference will examine the ways in which slavery has figured in public history in Britain. It will consider how academic history has shaped public perceptions of...
Marguerite Humeau & Otobong Nkanga Exhibition Opening
events - Special Events
Marguerite Humeau & Otobong Nkanga Exhibition Opening
14 Oct 2016
Join us at the opening of our new Marguerite Humeau and Otobong Nkanga exhibitions.Marguerite HumeauFOXP2Marguerite Humeau has described herself as an “Indiana Jones in...
Taste of a Stone
events - Special Events
Taste of a Stone
14 Oct 2016 - 15 Jan 2017
What is the Taste of a Stone?Otobong Nkanga has developed her installation, Taste of a Stone as a space for encounters. Her installation consisting of woven tapestry, ten...
Black Power at 50
events - Film
Black Power at 50
15 Oct 2016
A Film Festival on the Anniversary of Black Power.
University Of Nottingham Black History Month
events - Live
University Of Nottingham Black History Month
15 Oct 2016
The University of Nottingham BME Network and Nottingham Contemporary present a celebration of culture.With live music and performances from Natalie Duncan, Yazmin Lacey...
Autumn Walkthroughs
events - Talks
Autumn Walkthroughs
15 Oct 2016 - 08 Jan 2017
Join us for different perspective on our exhibitions. Our Wednesday Walkthroughs are 45min talks, every other Wednesday at 2pm or 6pm. 19 Oct, 2pmAngelica Sule...
Marguerite Humeau
art - Exhibitions
Marguerite Humeau
15 Oct 2016 - 15 Jan 2017
Marguerite Humeau has described herself as an “Indiana Jones in Google times.” The London-based French artist's work embarks on epic quests in time and space. FOXP2...
Otobong Nkanga
art - Exhibitions
Otobong Nkanga
15 Oct 2016 - 15 Jan 2017
Huge tapestries, performances, drawings and installations trace all kinds of different botanical and geological histories in Otobong Nkanga’s work. This is the...
Artist Talk: Marguerite Humeau
events - Talks
Artist Talk: Marguerite Humeau
18 Oct 2016
Marguerite Humeau, artist of the exhibition FOXP2, in conversation with Sam Thorne, director of Nottingham Contemporary.
Spot Talks
events - Talks
Spot Talks
18 Oct 2016 - 17 Dec 2016
Short 20-30 minute talks based on the current exhibitions conducted by our knowledgeable and friendly Gallery Assistants.Tuesdays 3.30pmWednesdays 11amThursdays...
Being John Malkovich (2000) - Voyeurtopia
events - Film
Being John Malkovich (2000) - Voyeurtopia
19 Oct 2016
We start the season with a view from inside the mind in this noughties cult classic. A puppeteer discovers a portal into the mind of actor John Malkovich, and starts...
Martin Alvarado and Mikko Helenius
events - Live
Martin Alvarado and Mikko Helenius
22 Oct 2016
Martín Alvarado is a tango troubadour who has been described in Argentina as the "best voice in Buenos Aires" and in Britain as "one of the world's finest vocalists". A...
Peeping Tom (1960) - Voyeurtopia
events - Film
Peeping Tom (1960) - Voyeurtopia
26 Oct 2016
Experience the controversial film of violence and voyeurism that was rejected by critics and shocked its audiences back in 1960. Mark Lewis, an aloof man who works...
Daughter of Horror with Live Soundtrack by 8mm Orchestra
events - Live
Daughter of Horror with Live Soundtrack by 8mm Orchestra
28 Oct 2016
A film Screening of the cult classic, Daughter of Horror, with live soundtrack.''Do you know what horror is?” A brand new soundtrack, written and performed live by 8mm...
Surviving Art School Publication Launch
events - Talks
Surviving Art School Publication Launch
28 Oct 2016
Join Collective Creativity for the launch of their new zine about how art students survive art school today. Produced at Nottingham Contemporary with students from...
Marie Laveau's Dance of the Dead
events - Live
Marie Laveau's Dance of the Dead
28 Oct 2016 - 30 Oct 2016
Join us for a paranormal Halloween weekender with a New Orleans inspired voodoo fest of live music, classic horror movies and other mysterious happenings. As All...
Marie Laveau's Dance of the Dead Party
events - Live
Marie Laveau's Dance of the Dead Party
29 Oct 2016
New Orleans Voodoo-Queen Marie Lavaeu haunts the space for a Halloween Party that will wake the dead.Zombies, vampires and witch-doctors dance among us for a night of...
Surviving Art School Workshop
events - Talks
Surviving Art School Workshop
29 Oct 2016
Delivered by Collective Creativity, this workshop will look at race and racism, in art and art schools in the UK.Collective Creativity are an artist group focused on...
The Night of the Hunter (1955)
events - Film
The Night of the Hunter (1955)
30 Oct 2016
Equally stunning and terrifying; join us for this film noir horror classic that will leave a chill in your spine this Halloween. The final chapter of 'Mary Laveau's...
The Best and the Rest
events - Talks
The Best and the Rest
01 Nov 2016
In an age of increasing economic precarity among young people and decreased provision of arts education in schools, how do we make the arguments for cultural...
The Conversation (1974) - Voyeurtopia
events - Film
The Conversation (1974) - Voyeurtopia
02 Nov 2016
A surveillance expert becomes excessively involved with a couple he is being paid to watch. The paranoia of the 1970s permeates throughout the film, its utopian vision...
Learning Preview
events - Teacher's Event
Learning Preview
03 Nov 2016
FreeWith each new exhibition we have a Learning Preview especially for teachers and tutors. One of our Associate Artists will show you around and suggest ways the...
Collabor-8 Focus: Her
events - Film
Collabor-8 Focus: Her
04 Nov 2016
Collabor-8 are back with another free movie night for you all as we consider consciousness and artificial intelligence!Join us from 5.30pm to explore the galleries and...
Captured: Documenting Incarceration
events - Talks
Captured: Documenting Incarceration
04 Nov 2016 - 05 Nov 2016
A two-day documentary film event featuring screenings, workshops and Q&A with directors looking at the role of filmmaking in challenging public perceptions of...
Whisky Stain & Lost At Once
events - Live
Whisky Stain & Lost At Once
05 Nov 2016
Come in from the cold this Bonfire Night with an evening of blues tinged rock and roll.Whisky StainKnown for their hard hitting fuzz drenched guitars and acrobatic...

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